Quotation Explorer - 'Chinese'

Just because I have rice on my clothes doesn't mean I've been to a wedding. A chinese man threw up on me. - Phyllis Diller
BEARD, n. The hair that is commonly cut off by those who justly execrate the absurd Chinese custom of shaving the head. - Ambrose Bierce
I am despised by an army of undiscerning academic highbrows, and ridiculed by semi-educated and vengeful "China-experts" whose era of translating Chinese into Western categories has now come to an end. The public is ready for non-European vocabularies. - Thorsten J. Pattberg
Chinese food in Texas is the best Chinese food in the United States except Boston. - John Updike
The Chinese did not admire a bent back; goddesses and warriors stood straight. Still there must have been a marvelous freeing of beauty when a worker laid down her burden and stretched and arched. - Maxine Hong Kingston
The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger--but recognize the opportunity. - John F. Kennedy
Science Magazine wouldn't in a dream think about publishing a single Chinese term. Chinese words and brands must be suppressed, crushed even, hold back at all costs. - Thorsten J. Pattberg
The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger - but recognize the opportunity. - John F. Kennedy
A chinese philosopher once had a dream that he was a butterfly. From that day on, he was never quite certain that he was not a butterfly, dreaming that he was a man. - Unknown
Faxian and Xuanzang might have been the first Chinese to travel to India, but sometimes it felt like I was the first. - Hong Mei
I thought about how mothers feed their babies with tiny little spoons and forks so I wondered, what do Chinese mothers use? Toothpicks? - George Carlin
Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian; wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian; lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese; garlic makes it good. - Alice May Brock
JOSS-STICKS, n. Small sticks burned by the Chinese in their pagan tomfoolery, in imitation of certain sacred rites of our holy religion. - Ambrose Bierce
A turbulent history has taught Chinese leaders that not every problem has a solution and that too great an emphasis on total mastery over specific events could upset the harmony of the universe. - Henry Kissinger
In the ancient Indian Pali language, the words for mind and heart are the same. And the Chinese character for mindfulness is a combination of two characters. One part means now and the other means mind or heart. So, when you hear the word mindfulness you can also consider it to mean heartfulness. - Shamash Alidina
There is reinforcement in such familiar back-formations as Chinee from Chinese, Portugee from Portuguese. - H.L. Mencken
Mythology is like a game of Chinese Whispers. What goes in at one end of the human circle is rarely what emerges at the other end. - Ashwin Sanghi
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